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Colorado city will pay $1.9 million settlement after officers drew weapons on a Black family in mix-up over stolen vehicle

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The Colorado city of Aurora has announced a $1.9 million settlement with a Black family involved in a stolen vehicle mix-up incident in 2020. In the incident, the family was stopped by Aurora police officers while on their way to get their nails done. The officers drew their guns and ordered the family out of the vehicle. The family’s attorney claimed that racial profiling played a role in the officers’ actions. The settlement is expected to result in policy changes. No charges were filed against the officers involved in the incident.